2019 Freedom To Write honorees Eman al-Nafjan and Loujain al-Hathloul

DARE: 3 Saudi rights activists temporarily released

Three Saudi women's rights activists have been released, including 2019/PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award honoree Eman Al-Nafjan (see PEN America's reaction here, and find out more about Al-Nafjan, as… More

Ahmet and Mehmet Altan | Status: Convicted | Turkey

Ahmet and Mehmet Altan were arrested in September 2016, as part of a wave of arrests of thinkers, writers, and journalists following the 2016 failed coup. More

Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi | Status: Murdered | Saudi Arabia

Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian journalist who had been exiled in the U.S. since mid-2017, disappeared while visiting the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2, 2018; … More

Zehra Doğan | Status: Released | Turkey

Zehra Doğan, a Turkish journalist and artist, was sentenced on March 24, 2017 to two years and ten months in prison for creating a painting of a Turkish city… More